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Information on real estate and life in Charlottesville, Virginia, Albemarle and the surrounding counties. Discussions on the local and national real estate markets will be found here as well as tips for buying and selling homes. Neighborhood information as well as what is going on regarding farms, estates and horse properties. Also I will talk about state and local events and news items, both real estate related and of local interest. This is a beautiful area located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and there are many unique features to recommend it as the perfect place to live.



This unique Charlottesville area small horse propert sold today. 93 Carriage Hill Rd., Palmyra, VA. Horse and people barn located on 12 acres in Fluvanna County minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia.The front part of the structure is a 2 bedroom apartment with vaulted ceilings and a garage, the ...
The house voted today to extend the First time Homebuyers Tax Credit deadline to close. In a vote of 409 to 5, the house approved a bill to extend the closing date for the tax credit for another three months.  Currently the contracts have to be closed by tomorrow June 30 in order to qualify for t...
Foreclosures are owned by banks, aren't they?  Then why don't they know how long it takes for loan approval? Once again I have had a contract for a foreclosure accepted by the selling bank.  Even our closing date 5 weeks away has been approved.  Sounds great doesn't it?  Well here's the kicker......
With all of the interest in buying a foreclosure it is essential to understand the strategy necessary to win the foreclosure. A foreclosed property can present the opportunity to purchase more home than you could buying from a homeowner.  When you find the foreclosure that is the home that you re...
I spent today doing one of my favorite things, showing Charlottesville country homes.  My clients are from Arizona and this was their first visit to Charlottesville and Central Virginia.  They are looking for the perfect country property to retire to with their 3 Walking Horses.  Today we concent...
Charlottesville Virginia is a great place to retire! This is something that Charlottesville residents know, but now its official.  Kiplingers has put Charlottesville on its list of 5 Great Cities For Retirees.  Charlottesville joins Dothan Ala, Palm Bay Fla, Pittsburg Pa and San Francisco Calif a...
Pricing your home correctly will be the most important thing you can do to ensure that your home will be one of the ones that sells. Yes I said one of the ones that sells.  They don't all sell.  And in this buyers market price, condition, and location are the factors that are driving sales and pr...
Among the traits necessary for a Realtor we can add stamina to the mix.  For the past week my work days have been beginning with early morning appointments and ending at 9:30 at night.  Usually if I have a lot of evening appointments , I try to take some time in the morning to do things around th...
The sale of this beautiful foreclosed home just closed for my homebuyer clients thank to a great team effort. Getting a foreclosed home to closing is not just another real estate transaction.  There are deadlines that have to be met or the homebuyer can be hit with financial penalties.  Thanks to...
This Charlottesville VA real estate market report examines the sales of condominiums in Charlottesville Virginia and Albemarle County during May 2010. May 2009 average list price $164,866.May 2010 average list price $152,862. May 2009 average sale price $148,177.May 2010 average sale price $153,8...

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